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Obama ivory crackdown leaves open California loopholes
Updated Jul 28, 05:13 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors besides store windows full of carved ivory tusks and trinkets this week, unfazed by President Barack Obama's announcement of proposed rules that the White House says go as far as the administration can go toward banning all U.S. trade of ivory from the world's endangered elephants. "Wooly mammoth ivory," ...
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Almaty offers traditional winter setting in 2022 Olympic bid
Updated Jul 28, 04:49 AM
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Instead of grand talk about how the Olympics will break new ground by going to a majority-Muslim country for the first time, or by making their first visit to Central Asia, Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Games is about tradition. After a backlash against Sochi's $50 billion Winter Olympic extravaganza last year, the onus is on Almaty and its rival for the 2022 Games ...
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